Tom Cruise Wants to Shoot a Movie in Outer SpaceIt might sound like an impossible mission (sorry), but according to Deadline Tom Cruise is looking to work with Elon Musk’s SpaceX and NASA on a movie filmed in space. Yes, in space. Not in front of a green screen that will later be turned into Saturn, but actual outer space. So far the only news is that Cruise is looking to make an action-adventure feature, but he'll need some help getting to space to do it.Nicolas Cage Is Going to Play Joe ExoticYou did, indeed, read that headline correctly. Per a report in Variety, Nicolas Cage has signed on to play Tiger King namesake Joe Exotic in an upcoming scripted series. The eight-episode show is based on the Texas Monthly article “Joe Exotic: A Dark Journey Into the World of a Man Gone Wild” by Leif Reigstad and will be produced by Imagine Television and CBS Television Studios, which optioned the article back in June 2019, before Netflix’s docuseries became a shelter-in-place streaming obsession. The role will mark the first TV part of Cage’s career.
Kraftwerk Co-Founder Florian Schneider Has Died at 73Florian Schneider, one of the founding members of the seminal band Kraftwerk, has died at the age of 73. In a statement to Billboard, his co-founder Ralf Hütter said that his “friend and companion” passed away "from a short cancer disease just a few days after his 73rd birthday." The duo began the German group in 1970 and went on to be pioneers in electronic music, influencing everything from rock to hip-hop.
The Real Deal: The Benioff and Weiss announcement wasn't the only thing Iger confirmed while speaking at the Sixth Annual Moffett Nathanson Media & Communications Summit last week; he also revealed the (only logical, if you think about it) news that Lucasfilm was at work on a previously-unknown third live action Star Wars series for Disney+, although no further details were revealed.
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